proud flesh

proud flesh
noun Date: 14th century an excessive growth of granulation tissue

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  • Proud flesh — Flesh Flesh (fl[e^]sh), n. [OE. flesch, flesc, AS. fl[=ae]sc; akin to OFries. fl[=a]sk, D. vleesch, OS. fl[=e]sk, OHG. fleisc, G. fleisch, Icel. & Dan. flesk lard, bacon, pork, Sw. fl[ a]sk.] 1. The aggregate of the muscles, fat, and other… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Proud flesh — Proud Proud, a. [Compar. {Prouder}; superl. {Proudest}.] [OE. proud, prout, prud, prut, AS. pr[=u]t; akin to Icel. pr[=u][eth]r stately, handsome, Dan. prud handsome. Cf. {Pride}.] 1. Feeling or manifesting pride, in a good or bad sense; as: (a)… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proud-flesh — see under ↑proud • • • Main Entry: ↑flesh …   Useful english dictionary

  • proud flesh — n. [so called from the notion of swelling up] an abnormal growth of flesh around a healing wound, caused by excessive granulation …   English World dictionary

  • Proud Flesh — Letzte Besetzung 1971 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • proud flesh — n an excessive growth of granulation tissue (as in an ulcer) * * * exuberant amounts of soft, edematous, granulation tissue that may develop during the healing of large surface wounds …   Medical dictionary

  • proud flesh — proud′ flesh′ n. pat granulation 4), b) • Etymology: 1350–1400 …   From formal English to slang

  • Proud Flesh — Infobox musical artist Name = Proud Flesh Img capt = The last line up 1971 Img size = Landscape = Background = group or band Birth name = Alias = Origin = Flagicon|Germany Bad Godesberg Instrument = Voice type = Genre = Krautrock Occupation =… …   Wikipedia

  • proud flesh — /praʊd ˈflɛʃ/ (say prowd flesh) noun → granulation tissue …   Australian English dictionary

  • proud flesh — Pathol. See granulation tissue. [1350 1400; ME] * * * …   Universalium

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